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Every Brilliant Thing Brings Real-life Issues to the Stage

Photo provided by Gesa Powerhouse Theatre
October 4, 2017
The play "Every Brilliant Thing" addressed issues relevant to Walla Walla and encouraged audience participation.

Wire Watch: Week of April 13th

April 11, 2017

"breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust:" A mixed-bill of new contemporary choreographies, performed by Whitman students. 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 13-15 (matinees at 2 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, April 15-16),...

Wire Watch – Week of February 9

February 9, 2017

One-Act Play Festival: Three short plays, each written, directed and designed by Whitman students, are performed back-to-back at Harper Joy Theatre! Free for Whitman students; showtimes at 8 p.m. on February...

The Second City: Famed Troupe Performs at Power House Theatre

Improv and comedy group brings "The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue" to Walla Walla
December 5, 2016

What do Tina Fey, Bill Murray and Stephen Colbert all have in common? Each of them at one time or another, were a part of the Chicago-based improv and comedy group, The Second City. This year, The Second...

Wire Watch: Week of September 29th

September 29, 2016

Each Thursday, The Whitman Wire highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week’s picks: LinkedIn Headshot Day, Thursday, Sept. 29, 4:00-6:00...

“Rocky Horror” Warps to Power House Theatre

The famed show comes to the Gesa Power House Theatre in play form under the direction of Walla Walla native Tyson Kaup.
September 8, 2016

There’s a light over at the Gesa Power House Theatre and if you follow it, you are sure to find the Frankenstein place, sweet transvestites and time warps galore in Hypoxik Productions’ performance...

Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Photo by Madaline Stevens
Printmaking students and community members took advantage of festivities to create holiday-themed designs on large and small prints.
October 28, 2015

Last Sunday, Walla Walla residents were invited to the Gesa Power House Theatre to partake in the town’s third annual Día de los Muertos celebration. During this event various community members, including...

Venues in town provide a variety of events

Photo by Hayley Turner.
November 6, 2014

The week, The Pioneer explored the variety of venues outside of campus that provide entertainment in Walla Walla. Gesa Powerhouse Theatre   Enjoy plays, concerts and festivals in this...

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2013

This week, The Pioneer went to the first annual Día de los Muertos community festival to check out the student artwork. We also chatted with alumnus Stanley Wilson '66 about his 2004 thriller novel...

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